Learn how to attend a school outside of your student's catchment/boundary area
Learn how to obtain working papers to qualify for employment
Use the new Parent and Family Portal to access all information regarding your child's education
Use this handy tool to quickly identify your neighborhood school
See the 2019-2020 school year calendar
Learn about the District's Zero Tolerance policy on bullying and harassment and how to report a bully
Follow the process outlined by the FACE Office, which will work to address any questions or issues you have
Request transportation for your child, access bus safety guidelines, and get information on SEPTA schedules
The School District of Philadelphia is developing frameworks that support cultural and identity inclusive teaching practices. If you would like to join a working group alongside teachers, principals, and other District staff, to contribute your expertise, please sign up here.
130,000 people provided feedback through the 2018-19 District-Wide Survey! Explore the results on the DWS Results Site.
How, when and why we close school due to inclement weather, how to find your bus, how to sign up for alerts right to your phone, and other frequently requested answers!
Learn about the FACE Office's work to engage and inform families and communities
Learn more about translation and interpretation services that are accessible in over 30 languages
Want to be a volunteer at your child’s school? Find out how here
Find out more about our School Advisory Councils and how you can join!
Coming Soon: Browse through free workshops and classes to find out what courses are available and how you can sign up
Learn more about the District's commitment to providing a safe and welcoming environment for students and families
Learn about risk factors and warning signs of suicide, and access resources about suicide prevention
Get the most updated information on immunization requirements
Find out about the academic programs and services provided by the District
Learn about the work of the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities, which supports a safe and secure learning environment while preserving the rights of students and families
Find helpful tools for students and families to prepare for meaningful college and careers
Learn about the District's alternative pathways to graduation
Learn more information about your child’s school dress code, including a list of uniform colors for all schools
Learn about rules and regulations for District students
If you can’t find what you’re looking for, this list connects questions with departments
Learn more about the District's Career and Technical Education program, providing students with the academic and technical knowledge needed to be successful in college and career
The Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program provides scholarships to eligible students who wish to attend a participating public or nonpublic school of their choice.
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